Trina appoints new director

PV manufacturers and suppliers Trina Solar has appointed Mr Henry Chow to its board of directors, effective immediately.

Mr Chow has served in many executive positions in the Asia Pacific region and was most recently chairman of the IBM Greater China Group. He also served on IBM’s worldwide management council and strategy team – a group of senior IBM executives responsible for advising and reviewing the company’s strategy.

Chow is also currently a non-executive director to US semiconductor company AMD and a member of the European Advisory Committee of Bridgepoint – a British private equity company.

“We are very pleased that Henry has joined our board as an independent director,” said Jifan Gao, Trina Solar’s ceo and chairman. “We expect to benefit greatly from the extensive experience and knowledge that Henry has accumulated during his four decades at IBM.”